November 11, 2014 - Industry News
One of the nation’s largest truckstop chains will soon have one less location and truckers will reportedly lose nearly 130 parking spaces along the Interstate 81 corridor.
Tags: Drivers, Virginia, Truckstops, I-81, Interstate 81, Travel Centers of America, Truck Parking
February 20, 2014 - Industry News
The Port of Virginia has announced the formation of the Motor Carrier Task Force to focus on issues at the state-controlled marine terminals that are affecting the ability of truck drivers to efficiently move cargo in and out of the terminals.
Tags: Drivers, Virginia, Fleets, Port Trucking
February 11, 2014 - Industry News
On Feb. 21 the Virginia Department of Transportation will conduct an overnight traffic switch on the Zion Crossroads diverging diamond interchange project on Route 15 in Louisa County.
Tags: Virginia, Road Construction
January 27, 2014 - Industry News
Initial tolls on the Midtown/Downtown tunnels in Hampton Roads, Va. will be half the amout originally expected, with tolling beginning Feb. 1.
Tags: Tolls, Virginia
October 18, 2013 - Industry News
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell announced that the Commonwealth Transportation Board has awarded $168 million worth of transportation projects. Construction will soon begin on projects to replace bridges and widen and improve roads in several areas of the state.
October 16, 2013 - Industry News
Weather permitting, this Friday night, Oct. 18 and Saturday night, Oct. 19 starting at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin to close lanes on I-95 south just before Marine Corps Base Quantico Russell Road to Garrisonville Road progressing to a full closure of I-95 south from 1 a.m. to 5 a.m., Saturday and Sunday mornings.
Tags: Virginia, Road Construction, I-95
August 27, 2013 - Industry News
Both lanes of southbound Interstate 81 between mile markers 120 and 125 near Blacksburg, Va., remain closed due to an unstable slope. As a safety precaution, traffic is being detoured until enough unstable material can be brought down to stabilize the slope, according to the Virginia DOT.
Tags: Virginia, Highway Construction, I-81, Interstate 81
July 18, 2013 - Industry News
Weather permitting, on Friday night, July 19, through Sunday night July 21, starting each night at 9:30 p.m., the Virginia Department of Transportation will begin to close lanes on I-95 south near Exit 148, Marine Corps Base Quantico.
Tags: Virginia, I-95, Interstate-95, Highways
May 20, 2013 - Industry News
Lawmakers in the North Carolina House have voted to allow tolls for I-95, but only for any new lanes that are built.
Tags: Tolls, Virginia, I-95, Interstate 95
May 13, 2013 - Industry News
Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell signed legislation Monday raising billions of dollars for transportation that includes new taxes on fuel. They may go even higher depending on what happens to legislation on Capitol Hill.
Tags: fuel tax, Virginia, Diesel Tax, Gasoline Tax, Highways, Infrastructure Funding, I-95, Tolls
April 22, 2013 - Industry News
The Virginia Department of Transportation is beginning work to remove an unstable area of soil on Afton Mountain above Interstate 64 at milepost 100.3. The emergency work will require intermittent closing the right lane of westbound I-64 from milepost 103 to milepost 100.
Tags: Virginia, Highways, I-64
April 2, 2013 - Industry News
Legislation passed late last week by Maryland lawmakers that would increase fuel taxes is expected to be signed by Gov. Martin O’Malley. Similar plans have been progressing in other states.
Tags: Virginia, Maryland, New Hampshire, Taxes, Diesel, Gasoline
February 25, 2013 - Industry News
The Virginia General Assembly passed a landmark transportation package that replaces the per-gallon fuel tax with a wholesale tax, plus other revenue raisers, and addressed the controversial issue of adding tolls to I-95.
Tags: Infrastructure, Tolls, Virginia, MAP-21
January 21, 2013 - Industry News
The Peterbilt Store Blue Ridge, one of nine dealerships privately-owned by The Pete Store LLC, has relocated to a new 12,800-square-foot facility in Raphine, Va
Tags: Industry, Dealers, Peterbilt, Virginia
January 7, 2013 - Industry News
Bosselman Boss Truck Shops Inc. announced the acquisition of two Patriot Truck Care/HSV locations.
Tags: Industry, Bosselman, Virginia, Maryland, Truckstops
December 19, 2012 - Industry News
Virginia planning officials this week held open house meetings to get public input on a proposed multimodal North-South Corridor that would link I-95 with Dulles International Airport and could take pressure off the Capitol Beltway
Tags: Highways, I-66, Virginia, I-81
November 20, 2012 - Industry News
The Virginia Department of Transportation is encouraging truckers driving through Northern Virginia to prepare for the major traffic changes on the Capital Beltway due to the opening of the 495 Express Lanes
Tags: Highways, Virginia
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